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From: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Cc: linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/34] mm: split ->readpages calls to avoid non-contiguous pages lists
Date: Tue, 29 May 2018 22:46:04 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180530054604.GW30110@magnolia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180523144357.18985-9-hch@lst.de>

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 04:43:31PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> That way file systems don't have to go spotting for non-contiguous pages
> and work around them.  It also kicks off I/O earlier, allowing it to
> finish earlier and reduce latency.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>

Looks ok, if anyone has a strong opinion they better yell soon...
Reviewed-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>

--D

> ---
>  mm/readahead.c | 16 +++++++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/readahead.c b/mm/readahead.c
> index fa4d4b767130..e273f0de3376 100644
> --- a/mm/readahead.c
> +++ b/mm/readahead.c
> @@ -140,8 +140,8 @@ static int read_pages(struct address_space *mapping, struct file *filp,
>  }
>  
>  /*
> - * __do_page_cache_readahead() actually reads a chunk of disk.  It allocates all
> - * the pages first, then submits them all for I/O. This avoids the very bad
> + * __do_page_cache_readahead() actually reads a chunk of disk.  It allocates
> + * the pages first, then submits them for I/O. This avoids the very bad
>   * behaviour which would occur if page allocations are causing VM writeback.
>   * We really don't want to intermingle reads and writes like that.
>   *
> @@ -177,8 +177,18 @@ unsigned int __do_page_cache_readahead(struct address_space *mapping,
>  		rcu_read_lock();
>  		page = radix_tree_lookup(&mapping->i_pages, page_offset);
>  		rcu_read_unlock();
> -		if (page && !radix_tree_exceptional_entry(page))
> +		if (page && !radix_tree_exceptional_entry(page)) {
> +			/*
> +			 * Page already present?  Kick off the current batch of
> +			 * contiguous pages before continuing with the next
> +			 * batch.
> +			 */
> +			if (nr_pages)
> +				read_pages(mapping, filp, &page_pool, nr_pages,
> +						gfp_mask);
> +			nr_pages = 0;
>  			continue;
> +		}
>  
>  		page = __page_cache_alloc(gfp_mask);
>  		if (!page)
> -- 
> 2.17.0
> 
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  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-30  5:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 79+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-23 14:43 buffered I/O without buffer heads in xfs and iomap v3 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 01/34] block: add a lower-level bio_add_page interface Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:28   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 02/34] fs: factor out a __generic_write_end helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:30   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 03/34] fs: move page_cache_seek_hole_data to iomap.c Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:31   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 04/34] fs: remove the buffer_unwritten check in page_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:36   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 05/34] fs: use ->is_partially_uptodate in page_cache_seek_hole_data Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:41   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 06/34] mm: give the 'ret' variable a better name __do_page_cache_readahead Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:42   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 07/34] mm: return an unsigned int from __do_page_cache_readahead Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:44   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 08/34] mm: split ->readpages calls to avoid non-contiguous pages lists Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:46   ` Darrick J. Wong [this message]
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 09/34] iomap: inline data should be an iomap type, not a flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-30  5:49     ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 10/34] iomap: fix the comment describing IOMAP_NOWAIT Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:49   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 11/34] iomap: move IOMAP_F_BOUNDARY to gfs2 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:50   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-30  9:30     ` [Cluster-devel] " Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30  9:59       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:02         ` Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30 10:10           ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:10             ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:10             ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30 10:12             ` Steven Whitehouse
2018-05-30 11:03               ` Andreas Gruenbacher
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 12/34] iomap: use __bio_add_page in iomap_dio_zero Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:51   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 13/34] iomap: add a iomap_sector helper Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:52   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 14/34] iomap: add an iomap-based bmap implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  5:54   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 15/34] iomap: add an iomap-based readpage and readpages implementation Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:11   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-30  6:23     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 16/34] iomap: add initial support for writes without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:21   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 17/34] xfs: use iomap_bmap Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:14   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 18/34] xfs: use iomap for blocksize == PAGE_SIZE readpage and readpages Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-30  6:22   ` Darrick J. Wong
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 19/34] xfs: simplify xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 16:17   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24  8:01     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 20/34] xfs: simplify xfs_aops_discard_page Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 21/34] xfs: move locking into xfs_bmap_punch_delalloc_range Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 22/34] xfs: make xfs_writepage_map extent map centric Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 14:59   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 16:53     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 18:13       ` Brian Foster
2018-05-25  6:19         ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-25 11:35           ` Brian Foster
2018-05-28  7:15             ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-29 11:26               ` Brian Foster
2018-05-29 13:08                 ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-29 17:04                   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 23/34] xfs: remove the now unused XFS_BMAPI_IGSTATE flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 24/34] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_find_cow_mapping Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 25/34] xfs: remove xfs_reflink_trim_irec_to_next_cow Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-24 14:59   ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 15:06     ` Brian Foster
2018-05-24 17:10       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 26/34] xfs: simplify xfs_map_blocks by using xfs_iext_lookup_extent directly Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 27/34] xfs: don't clear imap_valid for a non-uptodate buffers Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 28/34] xfs: remove the imap_valid flag Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 29/34] xfs: don't look at buffer heads in xfs_add_to_ioend Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 30/34] xfs: move all writeback buffer_head manipulation into xfs_map_at_offset Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 31/34] xfs: remove xfs_start_page_writeback Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 32/34] xfs: refactor the tail of xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 33/34] xfs: do not set the page uptodate in xfs_writepage_map Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 14:43 ` [PATCH 34/34] xfs: allow writeback on pages without buffer heads Christoph Hellwig
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2018-05-18 16:47 buffered I/O without buffer heads in xfs and iomap v2 Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-18 16:48 ` [PATCH 08/34] mm: split ->readpages calls to avoid non-contiguous pages lists Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-22 14:52   ` Brian Foster

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